‘The Toyota Way’ Our tour of Toyota Motor Vehicle Manufacturing UK

We spent a very enjoyable day, with other Make UK members, at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK site in Burnaston, Derbyshire. Huge thanks to The Toyota Lean Management Centre team for hosting a tour of their manufacturing facilities and showing us how they develop their people and culture, the ‘Toyota Way’. Thanks also to Oliver Conger of British Rototherm Group who shared […]

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International Women’s Day 8 March 2024

Our Company Secretary Deneale Green featured in the West Yorkshire Good Growth Programme’s article to celebrate International Women’s Day. Here is the article:  As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we’d like to introduce you to Deneale Green, Company Secretary at Thomas Brown Engineering Ltd. Deneale leads family business Thomas Brown Engineering, alongside her father, Tom […]

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We have a ball at the BTMA Annual General Meeting

We spent an enjoyable day with fellow members of the The The British Turned Parts Manufacturers Association (BTMA). In the wonderful surroundings of the Randolph Hotel (Oxford) we convened for the BTMA Annual General Meeting. As always, this event provided a fantastic opportunity to get together with other members to discuss challenges and developments affecting our […]

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Tom takes a trip down memory lane as we visit Thomas Broadbent Centrifuges

Yesterday we spent an enjoyable morning with Make UK at the fabulous Thomas Broadbent Centrifuges. The topic of discussion was the importance of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) aspects of business and how it affects the supply chain. Thank you to Andrew Kinniburgh of Make UK Defence and the other speakers for sharing their insights on this subject. Thomas Broadbent Centrifuges is […]

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Business of the Year Awards

We are super pleased to win 3rd place at the Eaton Smith Business of the Year Awards this week! We won the Business of the Month Award in November 2022 and were pleased to attend the Business of the Year Awards alongside the other 11 finalists. Thank you to Eaton Smith Solicitors for these long […]

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Our Customer Satisfaction Survey Results are in!

Thank you to everyone who recently completed our latest Customer Satisfaction Survey! We had a great response from our customers. We really appreciate you taking the time to give us valuable feedback. You probably know that Continuous Improvement is in our DNA here at Thomas Brown Engineering! We continuously improve so we can always add […]

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We welcomed students from University Centre at Leeds City College

We welcomed a group of students from University Centre at Leeds City College this week. These students are studying electrical or manufacturing Engineering and were interested in learning about our CNC capability and our 2 second lean culture. It was a pleasure to meet young people with enthusiasm for engineering and we wish them all the best […]

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International Federation of Robotics Report

The new IFR World Robotics report shows an all-time high of 517,385 new industrial robots installed in 2021 in factories around the world. This represents a growth rate of 31% year-on-year and exceeds the pre-pandemic record of robot installation in 2018 by 22%. Despite this the IFR reports that UK industrial robot installations were down […]

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Celebrating Gavin’s 28 years at Thomas Brown Engineering

We are very proud that our Production Manager, Gavin, has recently celebrated his 28th anniversary of joining us here at Thomas Brown Engineering 🥳 Gavin started with us in 1995, in our CNC Milling department, and quickly proved himself to be a talented engineer. In his current role, Gavin is tasked with ensuring our customers […]

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‘Top notch’ Precision made parts

Here at Thomas Brown Engineering we know that when Yorkshire folk give you praise, it is praise indeed! So, when our lovely client, based not far from us, tells us their delivery of components were ‘top notch’ we know we’ve done a good job! Well done to the Thomas Brown Engineering team! If you would […]

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